The goal of the HED Institutional Leadership Board is to advance the effective use of innovative technologies to support teaching and learning, including the adoption of “efficient IT” practices that make the sharing of data from various sources easier and more actionable, thus supporting the efforts to scale educational attainment.
The HED Institutional Leadership Board is comprised of vice-provosts, CIOs, and other institutional administrators who are IMS Global Contributing Members. Each institutional Contributing Member can delegate one representative to participate on the HED Institutional Leadership Board to work closely with IMS Global staff to provide guidance in the development and adoption of IMS Global standards to enable an institution to become more agile in integrating digital applications, platforms and tools into the enterprise to evolve personalized connected learning.
Paul earned his education degrees at Northern Illinois University (Bachelor’s in Operations Management & Information Systems) and Morehead State University (MBA and Ed.D. in Educational Technology Leadership). He lives in Versailles, KY with his wife Melissa and son Alex. Paul is involved in several national and local organizations, but has a special place in his heart for little league baseball.
Mr. DeMonner is currently responsible for enterprise academic technology and directs the Teaching & Learning organization for the University of Michigan’s Information Technology Services division. He holds a BA in English Literature from UC Santa Barbara and an MA in Educational Technology from the University of Michigan. He lives in Ann Arbor with his wife and two children.
Mr. Eldayrie served as chair of Florida LambdaRail (FLR), a member of the EDUCAUSE Information Technology Governance Risk and Compliance Program (IT-GRC), member of the Program Committee for EDUCAUSE, a member of the Internet2 High Performance & Research Computing Program Advisory Group (HRPC-PAG), and serves on the Board of Unizin. Mr. Eldayrie received a bachelor's degree in computer science and an MBA, both from the University at Buffalo.
The Educational Technology & Open Education group identifies and promotes innovative strategies in technology-enhanced learning and manages system-wide grants and contracts for multiple educational technologies. Steve is tasked with tracking relevant educational technology integration and data standards associated with OpenBadges, Comprehensive Learner Record, CASE, and accessibility.
Steve earned undergraduate and master’s degrees in computer science from the University of Colorado in Boulder and a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, in Curriculum and Instruction with a specialization in Educational Technology. He has over 20 years experience in higher education and 15 years experience in the software industry.
In a prior position at Indiana University, David Goodrum served as director of Teaching and Learning Technologies for University Information Technology Services. Goodrum has been involved in conducting pilot evaluations and functional analysis of multiple learning management systems and related collaboration and media management tools.
David received his B.A. degrees in English and German, M.A.T. in German Languages, and Ed.D. in Instructional Systems Technology from Indiana University Bloomington. His dissertation is available at the permanent URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2022/20909 -- Relative Utility of Three Models for User Evaluations of Learning Management Systems: A Higher-Ed Institution Decision Context.
Before joining EDUCAUSE, she spent over 25 years at Yale University in a variety of IT management and leadership positions. Grajek, who has a Ph.D. in research psychology from Yale, held a faculty appointment in the Yale University School of Medicine's Department of Epidemiology and Public Health.
He is cross-appointed to the university’s Centre for Teaching Support & Innovation (the faculty development centre), and the university’s Information Technology Services division (Office of the CIO). He also acts as an “ambassador” of sorts between central IT and the University’s Library System. Avi is an unabashed advocate of a standards-based approach to higher education technologies, and the philosophy of open access / open source learning. His landing page is http://uoft.me/avi
Dr. Kellen brings a rare combination of academic, business and IT strategy experience to his role, with a focus on transformational leadership within IT, applying leading edge approaches to current business challenges. His twenty-five years of executive-level information technology experience offers a proven track record of successfully integrating innovative applications of information technology into all aspects of teaching, learning, and student success. These innovations have resulted in markedly improved efficiencies and enhanced learning environments, as well as fruitful, collaborative relationships with researchers, faculty, staff, and students across all levels of higher education and the world.
Dr. Kellen formerly served as the senior vice provost of Analytics and Technologies for the University of Kentucky, one of the top public research institutions and academic medical centers in the US., where his areas of responsibility included institutional research and analytics, enterprise software, research computing, academic technology, IT infrastructure and cloud services, and supporting the university’s 17 colleges, 30,000 students, and 14,000 faculty and staff. Prior to that role, he held the position of chief information officer for three years.
Meggan previously worked for UC Berkeley, Georgia Tech, Emory University, Westminster College in Salt Lake City and the University of Texas at Austin. She earned her Master’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin and her Ph.D. in Educational Leadership, Higher Education at Mercer University in Atlanta, Georgia.
Michelle received her Bachelor of Arts degree from UCLA and she earned her MBA from USC's Marshall School of Business.
Mark served as President of CCUMC: Leadership in Media & Academic Technology in 2010-2011, and in other roles on CCUMC's Board of Directors from 2008-2012. Mark has presented on learning space design and academic technology topics at CCUMC, EDUCAUSE, ACM SIGUCCS, EduComm, Next Generation Learning Spaces, the 2011 and 2014 SCHOMS conferences in the United Kingdom, and was an invited keynote speaker at the 2012 Learning Space Design Summit in Sydney, Australia. Mark holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Master of Education in Higher Education Administration.
John has led ASU's Data Administration, UTO's Business Intelligence (BI), UTO's Application Development and ERP Systems (PeopleSoft), and UTO's Academic Technologies. John is a pioneer of data warehousing/BI in higher education, building ASU's first Data Warehouse around 1992. He also introduced dashboards to ASU in 2006. John has coached higher education institutions and industry on best practices, including the strategic importance of Bl. He is frequently asked to speak on the topic of analytics.
Mr. Rome has focused the last six years on dashboards/design/academic analytics and most recently, big data. As part of his role in UTO, John focuses his attention on architecting IT Service Management (ITSM) solutions based on the IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) best practice framework. John holds a Bachelor of Arts from Clarke University (Iowa) and a Master of Business Administration from Arizona State University.
Dr. Sapp holds a Doctor of Education from the University of Pennsylvania where his dissertation, "Creating and Applying Criteria to Evaluate Online Continuing Medical Education" was defended with distinction. He also holds a Master of Science in Educational Technology from the Johns Hopkins University and a Master of Arts in Instructional Design from the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC). His undergraduate degree is in English, also from UMBC.
Dr. Sapp is currently the Founding Dean for the School of Technology and a Professor of Data Science at Northcentral University. He has also held faculty appointments at University of Maryland University College, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and The Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Sapp is an elected member of the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society and has served as a member of the Technical Board of IMS Global Learning Consortium. He has also been a trustee of the Anne Arundel County Public Library System, National Board of Fitness Examiners, the Gibson Island Country School and a Mentor for FRC Team 2377, FIRST Robotics.
Prior to American Public University System, Dr. Smith served as Vice Provost, Distributed Learning and Instructional Technology at the University of the Pacific (Stockton, Sacramento, San Francisco) as well as oversaw the successful launch of Portmont College at Mount St. Mary's University (Los Angeles) through MyCollege Foundation, a Bill and Melinda Gates funded initiative where he served as the founding Chief Academic Officer and Provost. He served as Vice President of Academic Affairs at Rio Salado College (Tempe), the largest public, online two-year community college. He has an extensive background in distance learning issues and practices, including effective assessment and retention strategies, and the use of big data for predictive modeling and student success.
She was previously Senior Director of Networked Knowledge Ventures and Emerging Technologies at Virginia Tech. For more than 15 years, she has championed the use of technology to engage students in the learning process. She has a passion for working with faculty to explore new technologies and their potential implementations in teaching and learning. She loves working with faculty who are willing to push the boundaries of the leading edge of technology in teaching, learning, and research. Her current projects involve the convergence of technologies and learning spaces to create interactive and engaging learning opportunities. Jennifer's conversations around technology focus on increasing digital fluency for students, faculty, and lifelong learners.
Since 2000, Mr. Suess has been very active nationally in the areas of cybersecurity, identity management, analytics, and cloud computing and has served in a number of national information technology leadership activities with EDUCAUSE, Internet2, and InCommon. His recent activities include participating in the Internet2 Board of Directors (2010-2013), InCommon (2009-Present), Internet2 Council and Program Advisory Committees (2008-Present), ECAR Strategies Working Group (2013-Present), Higher Education Information Security Council (HEISC) (2000-Present, Chair 2003-2006), REN-ISAC Executive Advisory Group (2006-2013), Center for Higher Education CIO Studies (CHECS) (2013-Present), and the National Strategy for Trusted Identity in Cyberspace (NSTIC) (2012-Present).
Prior to this role, Bryan served as the Dean for the School of Business and Applied Arts at Madison College, and as a Regional Director for Adult and Continuing Education at Concordia University Wisconsin. Bryan is also an instructor at Concordia University Wisconsin having taught courses in Student Success, Management, and Business Ethics.
Bryan has been recognized by the League for Innovation in the Community College for excellence in leadership, and serves on the Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin.
Bryan resides in Fitchburg, Wisconsin, with his wife, two sons, and their two dogs. Bryan enjoys many outdoor activities including hiking, camping, hunting, fishing, biking and snowmobiling.